This Week’s Events

Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Start time: 9:30 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Literacy
Description: Join the Friends of the Library to have first dibs at their monthly book sale. First hour is members only. The sale opens to everyone at 10:30 am.
Branch: Major Hillard Library
Date: Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Learn to knit or crochet and donate items made to a local charity. All finished projects will be donated to infants in need. Yarn is provided. Bring a size G crochet hook or size 6 pair knitting needles.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Calling all future engineers and architects! Explore STEAM concepts while constructing amazing designs using the library’s Lego© collection. Grades k-5
Branch: Central Library
Date: Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years), Juniors (K - 2nd Grade), Tweens (Grades 3 - 5), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Literacy, Celebration & Holiday
Description: Congratulations on participating in the Chesapeake Summer Challenge. Bring your final report ticket to get a tasty cupcake and take part in our fun festivities.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, August 21st, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Outreach & Mobile Edition
Description: Bring your friends and battle it out video game style! The gamer bus features a variety of systems and games networked together for the ultimate interactive gaming experience. Grades 6-12. While you wait... explore building, engineering or art with the MakerVan.
Branch: Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Library
Date: Monday, August 21st, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Gain an understanding of the basic concepts of social media with this introductory tour of the most popular platforms. Completion of Internet Basics or equivalent skills are expected.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Monday, August 21st, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: All Ages - Everyone
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Join us for the solar event of a lifetime! Watch as the moon covers most of the sun's surface in this partial solar eclipse. We'll have lots of solar information and activities.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, August 21st, 2017
Start time: 6:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Need help accessing our ebooks or other downloadable material? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: Greenbrier Library
Date: Monday, August 21st, 2017
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: A representative from a local car dealership will come offer information and tips to consider when buying a used car.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Monday, August 21st, 2017
Start time: 6:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Need help accessing our ebooks or other downloadable material? Sign up for a 30 minute appointment and have your questions answered. Feel free to bring your personal device. Please leave us a note about your question when registering for the session.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Start time: 3:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Job Help & Personal Finance
Description: Our staff provides personal help to effectively prepare you for the job market. Call to set up an appointment for assistance in job searching, online applications, creating a resume or cover letter and more.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Start time: 5:30 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Culture
Description: Join your library's Teen Advisory Group and earn volunteer hours. Get involved by participating in teen activities and creating content for the library. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Library Project
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Adult (18 & up)
Event type: Community Learning
Description: Engage in conversation with other interested people about the Hot Topics of the day!
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Interested in learning Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Bring us a question or let us show you the basics. We can provide better assistance if you leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: South Norfolk Memorial Library
Date: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Start time: 2:00 pm
Age group: Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Culture
Description: Bring your friends and battle it out video game style! The gamer bus features a variety of systems and games networked together for the ultimate interactive gaming experience. Grades 6-12.
Branch: Central Library
Date: Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
Start time: 2:30 pm
Age group: Adult (18 & up), Teens (Grades 6 - 8), Teens (Grades (9 - 12)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Interested in learning Word, Excel, or PowerPoint? Bring us a question or let us show you the basics. We can provide better assistance if you leave us a note regarding what you are interested in learning.
Branch: Indian River Library
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Start time: 10:00 am
Age group: Staff
Event type: City of Chesapeake
Description: Library Project
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Start time: 11:00 am
Age group: Pre-School (0 - 5 years)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore…all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3 to 5. Registration begins 8/10/2017.
Branch: Russell Memorial Library
Date: Thursday, August 24th, 2017
Start time: 4:00 pm
Age group: Tweens (Grades 3 - 5)
Event type: Technology & Innovation
Description: Ready, Set, Explore…all things STEAM! These classes engage and encourage participation in science, technology, engineering, art and math. Grades 3 to 5. Registration begins 8/10/2017.